Sep 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
raging in syria... are expected to remain center stage. 3 president obama's speech will be his fourth at the ggneral aasembly ppdium. and it comee on the heelssof a series of confrrntatiinaa statements by iran's president, who declared to rrporters and editors monday that israel had no roots in the middle east. president mahmoud ahmadinejad speaas to the general assembly on wednesday. he discussed a range of international issues in an interviewwon cnn's ppiers morgan tonightt ...incluuing a potentiaa striie y israel over iran's nuclear program. morgan: do you fear that war is immmnent; do yyu fear that there will be military conflict, perhaps before the end of this year, between your country and israel? ahmadinejad: offcourse the ziooists are very much, very adventuresome, very much seeking to fabriiate things ann i think they see themselles at the end of the that they seek to create new opportunities for themselves and their adventurous behaviors. on mmnday, chairs for israel's represeetatives were emppyyduring ahmadinedjad's speech at the higg-level u-n meeting on the rule of llw.
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
. and he's in tte spotlight even before taking hh ppdium. president obama told the general aasembly on tuesday phat iran has failed, time and pgain, tt demonstrate its nuclear rograa is peaceful - and meet its u-n obligations. america wwnts to resolve this through diplomaay and we believe there is still ttme and space to do so. but that contained. on the campaign ke n& trail, republican riial mitt romney rail, republican on thh campaign that can be trail, repubbican rival mitt romney said the president'' approach o iran has not &pworked. words are words. you neee to show the kind of we'rr saying. former president bill clinton told cnnns pierr morgan tonight" he doesn't bblievv iran's nuclear program is only ffr peaceffl purposes, off cam: do you truut ahmadinejadd clinttn: notton intervvew that aireddeaalier this week, ahmadinejad reflected on his upcoming speech. i aveebeen coming o the united natioos general assembly for eiigt years noo, relations wiih all nations, y and the objective is still the same. representatives of varioos countries have walkkdd out in protest durrng